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Mar 19, 2011 4:00am EDT
. the u.n. authorized the use of all necessary measures to protect citizens in libya. here is susan rice, our u.n. ambassador. >> the security council has authorized the use of force, including enforcement of a no- fly zone, to protect civilians and civilian areas targeted by colonel gaddafi, his intelligence and security forces, and his mercenaries. >> after the u.n. vote, the foreign minister said that the country was declaring an immediate ceasefire and halting military operations. after that, oil prices dropped. meanwhile, the no-fly zone. what about gaddafi's text and artillery? is this too little too late? give it our involvement in iraq and afghanistan, the stepping into this at all, charles? >> it is late, and you have to be serious and hard and early. happening now, what we have produced is a stalemate. for the future we're going to have to protect the rebels. it is going to be an ongoing and long operation, unfortunately. >> mark? >> "the consequences of war or tire and the sacrifices are immeasurable." those are the words of senator barack obama in 2002. i hope if we go in tha
PBS
Mar 25, 2011 10:00pm EDT
more. really good stuff. you can find us at pbs.org. and keep up with daily developments over at the pbs "newshour," on air and online. well see you right here, around the table, next week on "washington week." good night. gwen: down load our weekly podcast and take us with you. it's the "washington week" podcast at "washington week" online at pbs.org. >> funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> this rock has never stood still. since 1875, we've been there for our clients through good times and bad. when their needs changed, we were there to meet them. through the years, from insurance to investment management, from real estate to retirement solutions, we developed new ideas for the financial challenges ahead this rock has never stood still. and that's one thing that will never change. prudential. >> corporate funding is also provided by boeing. norfolk southern. additional funding is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to pbs stations from viewers like you. thank you. >> production assistance for "inside washin
PBS
Mar 12, 2011 4:00am EST
eventually raise suspicion of the muslim community, making us all less safe. >> in wisconsin, collective bargaining rights stripped from public workers. >> this is about the middle- class and doing it in a way to avoid massive tax increases and layoffs. >> in washington, congress tried to get its budget act together. >> we cannot keep on spending money we do not have. >> in libya, ragtag forces hand on. should the u.s. intervene? and npr's shoots itself in the foot again. >> it is time to push bird bird out of the nest. >> let me say at the outset we are putting this program together on friday just as we are getting the details on the earthquake and to none in japan. we do not have a lot to add except that modern science and technology have enabled officials in hawaii and the west coast of the u.s. to warn residents well in advance. as always, the u.s. navy is ready to respond quickly to events in the pacific with humanitarian relief. beyond that, there is not much we can say at this point. the program is "inside wash.." it has been a long while since a congressional hearing
PBS
Mar 5, 2011 4:00am EST
first member protection at the absolute. a justice alito argued the phelps' or engage in the use of fighting words that are not protected. >> first of all, it is not a suicide pact. so there are some limits on it. it is not absolute. you cannot scream fire in a crowded theater. but the limits of restricting speech are pretty far out there. it has to be something really outrageous for the courts to move. remember when the nazi's or margin -- the more people burned the american flag? >> the courts have a well established that the limits are way out there in what is permissible. you have to do something really outrageous and dangerous. >> it is a case like this and that makes you want to recommend extra-legal remedies -- we used to call that a possee or some bank. not recommending it but i say it wistfully. but there are no ways illegally in this kind of republic that we have to do anything other than what the court had decided. i wish it would apply in other corners of american society because it is not anywhere. >> ex-legal liberties. >> i did not think the doctor is recommending tha
PBS
Mar 26, 2011 1:35am EDT
he would tell us. i often wonder if obama knows. maybe he doesn't have an answer. basically, our policy is to get rid of gaddafi, because if we don't, he is going to attack the united states. this is a scary, a crazy guy. i worry about domestic terrorism if we don't get rid of them. obama has never expressed that. sort of. who knows? >> any idea, nina? >> i guess i am not any clearer than evan is. this seems to me like the first president bush's first war in iraq. we were not sure exactly what our goal -- our stated goal was to shove them back -- >> get him out of kuwait. >> there were lots of questions about whether we should of gotten rid of saddam hussein 100 that is where we are today. can we live with a divided and libya with a no-fly zone? >> colby? >> i'm not having as much difficulty understanding this, whether you agree with it or not. the objective is to stop gaddafi from killing his own people. air superiority, aircraft back on the ground, protecting the civilian population. i think they have achieved that limited objective. the question is where do we go from here, bu
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